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arXiv: Arbitrage-free Self-organizing Markets with GARCH Properties: Generating them in the Lab with a Lattice M... http://t.co/LYAS49tk

December 13, 2011 by MoneyScience   Comments (0)

moneyscience: arXiv: Arbitrage-free Self-organizing Markets with GARCH Properties: Generating them in the Lab with a Lattice M... http://t.co/LYAS49tk

Less “Semantics” and More Point, Please

December 13, 2011 by Jenz514   Comments (0)

In the dying weeks of Britain’s last government, then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown promised a new Institute of Web Science. But the new government cancelled it. Then, late last month, that same government gave the idea a polish, a new name, and unveiled it once again as the Open Data Institute. W3C’s Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Southampton’s Professor Nigel Shadbolt are still in charge. Semantic stuff, and open data stuff, and government transparency are still the point. Millions of pounds are still on the table. But something has changed. Partly it’s the name, but it’s also a (welcome) shift in emphasis; away from the technology and towards the value. Others could learn the lesson that government appears to have learned, and focus far more on what their technology or product offers and far less on the technical intricacies of how it works. continued…

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Day of the Dolphin: Swim In the Personalized Social Stream With Bottlenose

December 13, 2011 by Jenz514   Comments (0)

It’s the Day of the Dolphin. Bottlenose (previously known as Bottleno.se), which we initially covered here, moves out of stealth and into private beta mode. The service lassoes your Twitter, Facebook and Yammer streams, and drives real-time understanding and surfacing of personally relevant content so that you don’t have to read everything (not that you ever could!). It debuts with a new architecture for leveraging “crowd computing” for enabling scale and for creating more and more “semantic stream” smarts around the flood of information on social networks.

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